ab·​judge | \ (ˈ)ab¦jəj \

Definition of abjudge

: to take away by judicial decision opposed to adjudge (sense 3)

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First Known Use of abjudge

1654, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abjudge

ab- entry 1 + judge; partial translation of Latin abjudicare

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“Abjudge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abjudge. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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